News - Current Works

Cann do – environmental work on the river

4 April 2024

Several environmental projects are complete, enhancing the Cann River’s ecosystems and improving the health of the floodplain. Maintenance work has involved ongoing weed control, revegetation, and...

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Seagrass Trials

22 November 2023

Whilst many are busy with veggies this time of year, we are planting seagrass! Zostera mulleri is the species we are trialling in an underwater garden patch in the Gippsland Lakes.Harvesting rhizomes...

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Bushfire Recovery Projects So Far

25 October 2023

Significant efforts have been invested in bushfire recovery over the past three years, and more work is being done. The East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (CMA) continues to invest in...

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Buchan Fishway Complete

7 July 2023

Minister for Water, Harriet Shing with EGCMA's Rachael Brownstein at the Buchan Fishway site Native fish can now migrate freely up the Buchan River with construction of the first fishway in East Gippsland...

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Lower Snowy – native endangered species recruited

13 April 2023

Bolwarra Eupomatia laurina flower An endangered plant species has been found on the Lower Snowy River. Bolwarra or Eupomatia laurina is sometimes known as Copper Laurel or Native Guava because of the...

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Construction begins on Buchan Fishway

23 March 2023

Construction commences at the site of the Buchan Fishway The East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (EGCMA) is working with East Gippsland Water to construct a rock ramp fishway in the Buchan...

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Poplar removal on the Tambo

8 March 2023

Poplar trees removed on the lower Tambo River prior to native vegetation being planted. The East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority has been removing Poplar trees along the Tambo River on the...

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Fluker Posts

1 March 2023

West Cann Fluker Post East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority has installed Fluker Posts at several locations in East Gippsland. The Fluker Post project, named after its inventor, Dr Martin...

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Helping fish find their way – Buchan Fishway

2 January 2023

The East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (EGCMA) recently received the results from fish monitoring in the Buchan River prior to installing a rock ramp fishway. The rock ramp fishway aims...

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Buchan Pile Fields

20 December 2022

EGCMA Staff Taylah and Pete at the Buchan Pile Fields site Work is well underway to restore pile fields along the Buchan River destroyed during the Black Summer bushfires. The pile fields are designed...

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We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of Country throughout East Gippsland and pay our respects to them, their culture and their Elders past and present.